Ysave of Carahes


A niece of King Arthur who married King Caradoc of Nantes, but committed adultery with a sorcerer named Elïavrés. This affair produced a son, Caradoc, who was recognized by King Caradoc as his legitimate heir.

After winning fame as one of Arthur’s knights, Caradoc returned to Nantes and locked Ysave in a tower to punish her for her sins. Ysave and Elïavrés conspired to kill Caradoc with a poisonous serpent, but were unsuccessful.